Earth Systems Major
The Earth Systems Program is an interdisciplinary environmental science major. Students learn about and independently investigate complex environmental problems caused by human activities in conjunction with natural changes in the Earth system. Earth Systems majors become skilled in those areas of science, economics, and policy needed to tackle the world’s most pressing social-environmental problems and sustainability challenges.
Earth Systems Minor
There are 2 subplans available for students interested in pursuing a minor in Earth Systems: 1)Sustainability and 2) Environmental Justice. The Sustainability subplan provides students with foundational knowledge, skills, and frameworks needed to understand social-environmental systems and address intergenerational sustainability challenges. The Environmental Justice subplan integrates diverse academic offerings to provide a holistic understanding of environmental justice frameworks, histories, and theories to the problematization of socio-environmental challenges across multiple disciplines